Abnormal assignment 3.docx - 1 According to Wikipedia the conformation bias is “is the tendency to search for interpret favor and recall information

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1. According to Wikipedia, the conformation bias is “ is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms one's preexisting beliefs or hypotheses ” (Conformation bias, n.d.). Not only will people confirm what they previously have believed, but they will also reject anything that does not coincide with their beliefs. For example, if someone believes that all males are reckless drivers, whenever they get in the car with a male they believe all their driving is reckless even if they are exemplifying safe driving. 2. The main thing that was shown in the video is how the facilitators ended up writing things for the communicators. This shows confirmation bias in a few ways. First, when the communicator was pointing at letters, the facilitator would unconsciously type letters to come after the first letter or two of the word, and could potentially guess the wrong letter coming next. For example, in the cases where they thought the communicator was
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